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Ms. Karen from Oakland CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating a Warm Reading Environment

Help me give my students more flexible seating arrangements so that they can read comfortably and enjoy every minute of it!

  • $411 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are hardworking, inquisitive and creative. They are multilingual and love to learn in both languages, Spanish and English. The majority of them come from Spanish speaking homes and are English language learners.

They live in a working-class community, and our school is a Title I school which means that the majority of students (in our case 100%) receive free lunch because of family income.

They come to school every day ready to try new things and take on new challenges. They have a lot of dreams and aspirations of becoming writers, scientists, teachers, doctors, artists, and historians.

My Project

My students read independently every day in both Spanish and English. They especially love to read at the carpet and on two bean bags chairs, I have in the classroom. However, we need more spaces and seating in our classroom so that all of the students can enjoy more comfortable seating.

I want to add more spaces that allow for flexible seating during our independent reading time so that my students can continue to enjoy reading and see that it can be both comfortable and fun.

With these materials, students will be more motivated to begin their reading and build greater stamina during reading time! This will help them become better readers and nurture their love for reading.

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Ms. Karen
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC405GA - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Gray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 2 $109.98
Mahar 3-Section Standard Blue Rest Mat, 1" x 24" x 48" • Quill.com $35.09 2 $70.18
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 4 $67.96
LC528GR - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98

Materials cost

$288.10

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$348.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.55

Total project goal

$410.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$410.33

1 Donor

-$410.33

Donations toward project cost

-$348.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.55

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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